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Accrington and Rossendale College

01254 389933http://www.accross.ac.uk/Visit website

For over 60 years, Accrington and Rossendale College has been providing award-winning education and training to the people of Hyndburn, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and beyond. In recent years we have invested over £20 million in our Accrington-based Broad Oak Campus, building a campus truly worthy of the 21st century.


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Alder Grange School and Sixth Form (ag6)

01706 223171http://www.aldergrange.com/Visit website

Welcome to Alder Grange School and Sixth Form (ag6).

Our school is a unique and special place. There is a real sense of family and community within the school. Alder Grange is a school where everybody is inspired to be the best they can, where excellence is nurtured by everybody (...)

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All Saints RC High School

01706 213693http://www.allsaints67.lancsngfl.ac.ukVisit website

All Saints RC High School is a school where the Catholic faith is taught, lived and celebrated. We will educate the whole person spiritually, morally and intellectually. We embrace Catholic values in all we do and in all our relationships. We will identify and cater for the individual student’s needs (...)

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Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School (BRGS)

01706 234500http://www.brgs.org.uk/Visit website

Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School (BRGS) is a school where youngsters develop into well-rounded individuals eager to become future leaders. Our students are full of ambition and our staff challenge and support them in achieving their aspirations.

Although we are a selective school, our students come from a wide range (...)

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Bacup Library

0300 123 6703http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries-Visit website

Bacup Library is one of four libraries in Rossendale.  Lancashire County Council provide library services from branches and mobile libraries. Making a difference through accessible reading, learning and information. Joining the library is free and you can join at any age.

Services available at Bacup Library

Public computers

Local studies collection

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Bacup Nursery School

01706 873856http://www.bacup.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Bacup Nursery School is a Nursery School maintained by Lancashire County Council. It offers places for 2, 3 and 4 year old children with extended services for our children through the Breakfast Club, Lunch Club, After School Club and full days, where needed.

At Bacup Nursery School we aim to (...)

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Balladen Community Primary School

01706 215233http://www.balladen.org.uk/Visit website

Balladen School is a great place to be. The staff are positive and extremely dedicated; they strive to provide the best learning and the best care to all the children at Balladen.

The children of Balladen are what makes the school special.  Each child here is an individual with different (...)

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Britannia Community Primary School

(01706) 874447http://www.britanniaprimary.co.uk/Visit website

Britannia Community Primary School is in the heart of Lancashire’s Rossendale Valley. It was opened in 1928 as an Infant and Junior School for the Britannia area of Bacup.

The school is set in approximately three acres of mainly grassed playing fields. The original post-Edwardian building has had several extensions (...)

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Broadway Primary School

01706 229832http://www.broadway.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

Broadway Primary School is a community in which we are all valued equally as individuals. We aim for all the children and staff to achieve their maximum potential in a caring and safe environment. We respect and empathise with each other and with all members of society. We value friendship, (...)

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Carers Link Lancashire

01254 387444http://www.carerslinklancashire.co.ukVisit website

Carers Link Lancashire provide practical and emotion support to unpaid Carers across East Lancashire.  We can:

Assess your needs as a Carer which will look at the different ways in which caring affects your life and how you can carry on doing the things that are (...)

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Changing Futures

01772 200690http://selnet-uk.com/changing-futures/Visit website

The Changing Futures Project aims to support 1,000 people who are most at risk of exclusion from the labour market to identify, reduce and remove their barriers to employment. The project will be delivered across Lancashire with a focus on areas where there are high levels of poverty, targeting Black, (...)

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Crawshawbooth Pre-School

01706 507 169http://www.crawshawboothpreschool.co.uk/home.htmlVisit website

Crawshawbooth Pre-School are committed to providing quality care and education for Pre-School children between the ages of 2 & 5 years. In a safe and stimulating environment, ensuring equality of opportunity for all.

Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise.

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Crawshawbooth Primary School

01706 228664http://www.crawshawboothprimary.co.uk/Visit website

Crawshawbooth Primary School is a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. Our visions and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

Crawshawbooth Primary School seeks to provide a (...)

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Cribden House School

01706 213048http://www.cribdenhouse.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Cribden House School offers a fresh start to primary aged children who need intensive support in order to experience success in their learning and we celebrate every small step towards achievement.  We are proud of our achievements and the whole school team are determined to continue on the journey to (...)

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CVS DBS Support Rossendale


As a registered DBS umbrella body BPRCVS specialises in providing no hassle DBS checks for volunteers and staff, for charities, community and faith organisations. We do not perform DBS checks for the private and public sectors. Individuals can apply for themselves and will need to pay the fee upfront. (...)

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CVS Development Support Rossendale

01282 433740http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/Visit website

BPRCVS offers professional advice on legal, constitutional, financial, and organisational issues. As a long-standing, well-established charity, and infrastructure organisation we are often asked to manage projects and support the development of new groups.

What we do:

BPRCVS operates an integrated support approach to provide the very best service possible to (...)

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CVS Payroll Service


Tell us about your department Let BPRCVS take on the stress and complications of your payroll. Our dedicated payroll team are vastly experienced and committed to helping our member groups become more effective and efficient in their payroll operations. Payroll can be stressful, complicated, time consuming and difficult to (...)

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Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts CIC Ltd

(01706) 559671https://www.dansworks.co.uk/Visit website

Dansworks Dance Academy of Performing Arts is a place where you can learn to dance, sing, perform or act in a friendly and caring environment where every individual is treated with respect.  We respect individuality, so whatever you’re trying to achieve and whatever you’re capable of, we’ll make sure (...)

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East Lancashire Recovery College

07933 812890https://eastlancashirerecoverycollege.yolasite.com/Visit website

The East Lancashire Recovery College is an open access college for people who would like to gain an insight into personal development and mental health well being.

All courses are free and are held at Stubbylee Hall in a pleasant, therapeutic environment.

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Edenfield CE Primary School

(01706) 823608http://www.edenfieldprimary.co.uk/Visit website

Edenfield CE Primary School celebrates: a high level of support and commitment from our hard working staff; excellent relationships with parents and the wider community; a rich, vibrant and exciting curriculum; and most important of all, well-behaved, friendly and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.

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Edenfield Nursery

07748 083009http://www.edenfieldnursery.co.ukVisit website

Edenfield Nursery is a small charity run Nursery who have, for 40 years, consistently delivered the best environment for your 2 to 4 year olds to develop all the first steps needed for their educational journey, with plenty of fun thrown in!

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Fearns Community Sports College

01706 873896http://www.fearns.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

Fearns Community Sports College is a fully inclusive, comprehensive school which caters for pupils from 11–16.  As a small school, we are able to give individual attention to all our pupils and ensure that their needs are met whatever their background or ability.  We have fantastic role models of all (...)

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Future U

01772 89 4111http://lancashirefutureu.org.uk/Visit website

Future U is a collaborative project that brings together universities, colleges, schools, businesses and communities from across Lancashire.

Future U is all about empowering young people with the knowledge and opportunities to succeed by improving careers information, advice and guidance, overcoming barriers to progression and offering an engaging programme of (...)

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Haslingden High School

(01706) 215726http://www.haslingdenhigh.com/Visit website

At Haslingden High School we provide the very best in education and we are proud of what we have achieved together.  Our students are happy, ambitious and successful; they thrive in a friendly, purposeful environment characterised by high expectations and exemplary standards of behaviour.

Working together as a learning community, we (...)

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Haslingden Primary School

01706 215947https://haslingdenprimary.comVisit website

At Haslingden Primary School we pride ourselves in all aspects of the school including: our raising of academic standards; our inclusive ethos; our nurturing of talent; providing opportunities for all pupils to learn a musical instrument; having fantastic resources for school sport and a dedicated team of sport teachers; and (...)

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Helmshore Primary School

01706 213756http://www.helmshore.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

Helmshore Primary School is a very happy friendly and caring school where all pupils and staff are valued and respected.   Despite our school being large, with 400 pupils, we take pride in maintaining a small school ethos.

Our greatest strength is our skilled and dedicated staff team that works tirelessly (...)

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Hillside Nursery School

01706 214162http://www.haslingdenhillsidenurseryschool.org.uk/Visit website

At Hillside Nursery School we believe every child is unique.  We seek to give our children the very best start in education by creating a stimulating learning environment, which promotes curiosity and exploration. A place where play is valued and where they have fun and learn through exciting, challenging experiences.


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Holy Trinity CE Primary School Stacksteads

01706 877025http://www.stacksteads.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Holy Trinity CE Primary School Stacksteads is committed to serve the town and parish by the provision of a balanced, high quality education in a caring environment where Christian values and good relationships among governors, staff, parents and pupils are fostered.

Close links are encouraged with local churches and the (...)

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Lancashire Adult Learning

03330031717https://www.lal.ac.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Adult Learning provides training, education and wellbeing to adults across Lancashire aged 19 and over. Our curriculum areas cover Health & Wellbeing, Health & Social Care, Employability, Family Learning, Volunteer Training, First Aid, Languages, Horticulture, ICT & Digital, Functional Skills (Maths, English, IT) and ESOL.  We can provide courses (...)

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Lancashire Children’s University

0161 241 2402http://www.childrensuniversity.co.uk/Visit website

Lancashire Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to develop a love of learning in children. We do this by encouraging and celebrating participation in extra-curricular activities in and outside of school.

The impact of these activities is proven to be positive which is why we’re (...)

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Lancashire Emotional Health in Schools Service

01524 592970http://www.lehss.co.ukVisit website

The Lancashire Emotional Health in Schools Service delivers training and support to Lancashire high schools to help them feel more skilled and confident in identifying, understanding and managing children’s mental health difficulties.

We are a small team of experienced clinical psychologists who work with schools to increase their knowledge and (...)

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Lancashire Upskilling Project

01282 433740http://www.bprcvs.co.uk/Visit website

We’re working in tandem with other CVS’s across Lancashire to offer free accredited and nonaccredited training for organisations in Lancashire.  Information regarding the Upskilling Project is found below and covers everything from unaccredited basic skills right up to Chartered Management Institute accredited Leadership and Management at level 7 – so (...)

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Newchurch St Nicholas CE Primary School

(01706) 229478http://www.newchurchcofe.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Newchurch St Nicholas CE Primary School is a one form entry Church of England Primary School in Newchurch. The building is modern and bright with large classrooms which are well resourced. We are lucky to have extensive grounds and fabulous views and try to make the most of our wonderful (...)

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Northern Primary School

01706 874154http://www.northern.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Northern Primary School is located in the rural village of Weir, close to Bacup in the Rossendale Valley. We currently have 201 children on role from the ages of 4 to 11.

Parents comment on the sense of community at Northern Primary School and this is something that we are (...)

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Our Lady & St Anselm’s RC Primary School

01706 853545http://www.olsa.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At Our Lady & St Anselm’s RC Primary School we recognise all children in our care as unique individuals and strive to create an environment that recognises God’s love and concern for everyone.

All staff nurture and support our children and families in a warm, Catholic atmosphere where the religious (...)

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Rossendale Works


The Rossendale Works project will actively engage with economically inactive individuals by promoting engagement through sport, volunteering or activities.

Candidates will either be in receipt of out of work benefits or be disengaged completely from society. After completing a series of confidence enhancing activities they will be offered the opportunity (...)

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Sharneyford Primary School

01706873955http://www.sharneyford.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

Sharneyford Primary School is a thriving village school situated in a semi rural area of Bacup. Staff, children, parents and governors work together to provide a safe, caring, family environment where every child is valued and encouraged to meet their full potential. This was recognised in our 2014 OFSTED inspection, (...)

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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Service

01254 220553http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/special-educational-needs-and-disabilities/help-for-parents-and-carers/send-service/Visit website

The SEND Service (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) was previously the Inclusion and Disability Support Service (or IDSS).  It advises and supports parents, carers, families, and professionals with the additional needs of children and young people.

Our offer includes:

Advice and support from our specialist teachers, educational (...)

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St Anne’s CE Primary School Edgeside

(01706) 214081http://www.st-annes45.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

At St Anne’s CE Primary School Edgeside, we aim to be a caring, Christian school, within the community, where everyone is respected and valued.  To be a school where all individuals are encouraged to build on their strengths and aspire to be the best they can.

Recognising its historic foundation, (...)

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St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School

(01706) 344631http://www.st-bartholomews.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

St Bartholomew’s CE Primary School is set in beautiful surroundings with views across Whitworth and the hills.  Above the roofs and treetops we can see the tower of St Bartholomew’s church, with which we have very close links. You are encouraged to visit our school to see for yourself the (...)

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St James-the-Less RC Primary School

01706 216190http://www.stjamesthelessschool.co.uk/Visit website

At St James-the-Less RC Primary School we believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure. Secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for. Challenged to achieve their best, and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality (...)

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St James’ CE Primary School, Haslingden

01706 214134http://www.haslingden-st-james.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At St James’ CE Primary School, Haslingden, we aim to provide a secure, caring and stimulating environment in which children are encouraged to strive to do their best in all aspects of their development.  We believe that courtesy, respect and concern for others are as important as high standards of (...)

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St John with St Michael CE Primary School Shawforth

(01706) 852614http://www.sjsm.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

St John with St Michael CE Primary School is set in the picturesque area of Shawforth in the Rossendale Valley. It includes an Early Years Foundation Stage Unit for children from 3 years old.

The School manages a Breakfast Club and also has an Extended After School service 3.30pm – (...)

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St Mary’s CE Primary School Rawtenstall

01706 216407http://www.st-marys-ce34.lancsngfl.ac.ukVisit website

At St Mary’s CE Primary School Rawtenstall we aim to provide a happy, secure and supportive learning environment where all the children can develop independence and work hard to make the most of their talents.

We believe a close working relationship between home and school is vital to support each (...)

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St Mary’s RC Primary School, Haslingden

(01706) 214747http://www.st-marys-haslingden.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

At St Mary’s RC Primary School, we are proud of our academic achievements, our friendly purposeful atmosphere and the extra curricular provision made available to our pupils.   We expect the highest standards from our pupils in all aspects of school life – in their attitudes to learning and in their (...)

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St Paul’s Constable Lee CE Primary School

01706 215893http://stpaulsrawtenstall.co.uk/Visit website

St Paul’s Constable Lee CE Primary School is a very special place.

We are a friendly, welcoming school with a strong ethos based around our role in the local and global communities.  We aim to provide a strong foundation for every child’s future, equipping them with the life skills needed (...)

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St Peter’s RC Primary School

(01706) 229972http://www.stpetersrc.com/Visit website

St Peter’s RC Primary School is situated in the picturesque Rossendale valley and enjoy scenic views which span far and wide. Our school is founded in the Catholic faith and all our actions reflect our belief that every child is a gift created in the image of our God. We (...)

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St Veronica’s RC Primary School

01706 226315http://www.st-veronicas.lancsngfl.ac.uk/Visit website

St Veronica’s RC Primary School is a small, Voluntary Aided, Roman Catholic Primary School situated in Helmshore in the Rossendale Valley.  The School prides itself on many strengths including a very good ethos for learning, very good behaviour and attitudes to work by the children and excellent relationships between children (...)

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St. Josephs RC Primary School

01706 873177http://www.stjosephsbacup.co.ukVisit website

St Joseph’s provides a warm, caring and nurturing Catholic environment, where we encourage all pupils to be the best they can be. When your children join our school, our main aim is to work with you to ensure they are happy, safe and able to fulfil their potential.

Our free (...)

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St. Mary’s RC Primary School, Bacup

01706873123http://www.stmarysbacup.orgVisit website

At St. Mary’s RC Primary School Bacup we are very proud of the strong home, school and parish links that have continued to develop over many decades. You can find out more about our community and history within the section ‘Our Catholic School.’

We aim to provide a happy living (...)

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St. Peter’s RC Primary School

(01706) 229972http://www.stpetersrc.comVisit website

St. Peter’s RC Primary School is situated in the picturesque Rossendale valley and enjoy scenic views which span far and wide. Our school is founded in the Catholic faith and all our actions reflect our belief that every child is a gift created in the image of our God. We (...)

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St. Saviours Community Primary School

(01706) 877900http://www.bacupstsavioursprimary.co.uk/Visit website

At St. Saviour’s we pride ourselves in being a ‘small school with a big heart’ as we continually strive to ensure that each and every child develops to achieve their full potential whilst having fun along the way!

Hence, our curriculum has been designed to enthuse and engage, promote high (...)

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Staghills Nursery School

01706 213303http://staghillsnursery.schooljotter2.com/homeVisit website

At Staghills Nursery School we are a very caring, happy and friendly school. Children are at the heart of all that we do and we are committed to ensuring that all of our children have the best possible start in life. Happy, secure children will make the most their early play (...)

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The Astronomy Centre

http://www.astronomycentre.org.uk/Visit website

The Astronomy Centre is a major resource for both amateur astronomers and the general public. Based above Todmorden in the North West of England, we have facilities and on-site equipment for both members and visitors.

The site offers a good compromise providing a reasonably dark site, while remaining close to (...)

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The Growth Company

0161 359 3338http://www.gcemployment.uk/Visit website

The Growth Company (formerly The Work Company) is helping to make a difference to the lives of people who are struggling to find work and stay in regular employment.

Working across a range of areas we help people get back on their feet, whether they’ve been unemployed for (...)

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The White Horse Project

01706 221889https://thewhitehorseproject.co.uk/Visit website

We work with young people aged 11 – 18 years.  Our youth centre, The Boilerhouse in Waterfoot, is currently closed whilst infection rates are high – we offer a weekly programme of workshops and activities on Zoom, as below:

We also offer telephone support and have a Project (...)

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Thorn Primary School

(01706) 874027http://www.thorn.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

Thorn Primary School offers all its pupils an exciting range of opportunities designed to stimulate young minds and enhance their learning experiences.

Without doubt, the outdoor learning environment at Thorn Primary School is outstanding, as is the education your child will receive in our spacious school.

We were delighted when (...)

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Tonacliffe Primary School

(01706) 344609http://www.tonacliffe.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

Tonacliffe Primary School is a large school that values standards and achievement.  We are extremely proud of all that goes on here.

The children at this school are supported in their learning by dedicated staff, governors and parents.

The purpose of Tonacliffe Primary School is to ensure the successful development of (...)

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Tor View Specialist Learning Community School

01706 214640http://www.torview.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

You may know us as Tor View School and the School continues to be at the centre of our Specialist Learning Community.  It is an outstanding school on the edge of open countryside in the Rossendale Valley of East Lancashire whose main focus is to provide outstanding education for pupils (...)

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Water Primary School

01706 216414http://www.water.lancs.sch.ukVisit website

At Water Primary School, children are at the centre of everything we do.  it is a caring, happy and friendly school with a family atmosphere. We are committed to providing each of our pupils with the best possible start to their school life in order to achieve their true potential.

Happiness, (...)

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Waterfoot Primary School

01706 830639http://www.waterfoot.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

Waterfoot Primary School will prepare children for a successful and satisfying life in the twenty first century. We will seek to ensure that within the school, both adults and children will learn together and that each individual will reach their full potential.

At Waterfoot Primary School, we think for ourselves, (...)

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Whitworth Community High School

01706343218https://www.whitworth.lancs.sch.uk/Visit website

Our vision statement for Whitworth Community High School is simple: to become an outstanding school. Our focus for 2015-2016 continues to be ‘Climbing Higher’ which reflects our commitment to continue to raise aspirations, raise achievement and thus raise results.

Following on from our successful Ofsted inspection and improved GCSE examination success, (...)

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Workers Educational Association – North West

0151 243 5340http://www.wea.org.uk/northwestVisit website

The Workers Educational Association (WEA) are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland.

Founded in 1903, the WEA is a charity dedicated to bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities. With the support of nearly 3,000 volunteers, 2,000 tutors and over 10,000 members, we deliver friendly, (...)

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